60 and heading 70

I asked one of my friends who has crossed 60 & is heading to 70.
What sort of change he is feeling in him?
He sent me the following
very interesting lines,
which I would like to share
with you all…..
1) After loving my parents,
my siblings, my spouse,
my children, my friends,
now I have started loving
2) I just realised that I am not
The world does not rest on
my shoulders.
3) I now stopped bargaining
with vegetables & fruits
After all, a few Rupees more
is not going to burn a hole in
my pocket but it might help
the poor fellow save for his
daughter’s school fees.
4) I pay the taxi driver without
waiting for the change.
The extra money might
bring a smile on his face.
After all, he is toiling much
harder for a living than me
5) I stopped telling the elderly
that they’ve already
narrated that story many
After all, the story makes
them walk down the
memory lane & relive
the past.
6) I have learned not to correct
people even when I know
they are wrong.
After all, the onus of making
everyone perfect is not on
I stopped arguing with servants and allow them to do their way
Peace is more precious than
7) I give compliments freely &
After all, it’s a mood-enhancer not only for the
recipient, but also for me
8) I have learned not to bother
about a crease or a spot on
my shirt.
After all, personality speaks
louder than appearances.
9) I walk away from people
who do not value me?
After all, they might not
know my worth,
but I do.
10) I remain cool when
someone plays dirty
politics to outrun me in the
rat race.
After all, I am not a rat &
neither am I in any race.
11) I am learning not to be
embarrassed by my
After all, it’s my emotions
that makes me human.
12) I have learned that it’s better
to drop the ego than to
break a relationship.
After all, my ego will keep
me aloof whereas with
relationships I will never
be alone*.
13) I have learned to live each
day as if it’s the last.
After all, it might be the last.
14) I am doing what makes me
After all, I am responsible
for my happiness, and
I owe it to me.
Whatever the situation be happy and try to keep others smiling.

15, final.I stopped forwarding political, religious-related messages and arguments which may hurt my friend’s feelings. After all, we live short and why Loos our friends because of this !!!??.
I decided to send this to many, because why do we have to wait for so long,
why can’t we practice this at any stage and age…….
Best wishes for all my
grown-up friends & relatives

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